Our world is complicated. Terrible atrocities take place on every day, and it often feels like we are handcuffed from making any significant difference. In recent years, I’ve been exposed to organizations and individuals who have convinced me otherwise. Dan Occhiogrosso is one of those individuals.
+ Noise Trade
Download great albums for free.
Cool concept for individuals working from home. I wonder if it would make me more productive…
+ March Madness
The NCAA streams all of the tournament games for free.
+ USGS Earthquake Tracker
Use your spare time to track earthquakes.
Let’s face it. In a moment of weakness, all of us have typed a lazy, less than thoughtful phrase with hopes that Google will do all of the work for us. This post will show you how to use Google like you’re a search rockstar, and find everything that you’re looking for in less time.
WARNING: When you’re finished reading this post, your search habits will never be the same.
Compare fonts for the screen. Very helpful for design projects.
+ WordPress Security
A post from Smashing Magazine with tips on how to protect the WordPress admin area.
All the craziest Amazon deals in one place.
Give books away. Get books you want. A book bartering website.
A fascinating form of psychological research can help you identify biases that you are unwilling or unable to recognize. Several years ago, three scientists developed a new technique for understanding what they designate as implicit attitudes and stereotypes. The result of their work culminated in Project Implicit, a series of prompts that can be used to help identify biases in the human mind.
Wired Magazine recently highlighted several retailers (Gap, Zappos, Staples) who have introduced robots to their warehouses.
The discussion on this post is centered around the pros and cons of this development.